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Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5755 suffered a lightning strike near Dunedin, New Zealand, on October 14th. The incident happened when the plane, flying from Christchurch, New Zealand, was descending toward Dunedin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-1392 had to make an emergency landing in Xiamen, China, on October 12th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was performing a test flight when the crew noticed a landing gear issue. The plane landed back uneventfully. All four crew members aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

By George Hatcher

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

By George Hatcher

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-933 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return due to electrical odor in its cockpit. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

By George Hatcher

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue. The plane landed safely. All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

By George Hatcher

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion. The plane landed safely. All 34 passengers and 3 crew... »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

By George Hatcher

All Nippon Airways flight NH-435 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan, on September 18th. The Boeing 737-500 flying to Fukuoka, Japan, had to return due to burning odor in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 126 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

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